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UT LEAD Events

As a UT LEAD student, you’re required to attend at least one event from the following categories: Leadership, Excellence/Achievement, and Diversity.

To record your attendance at these events, we’ve set up a VOLink page: https://volink.utk.edu/ 

Check out our guide on how to record your events here:
Logging LEAD Events on VOLink

 

Looking for an event to attend?  Check out our calendar and list of suggestions below (each event has a link to more details including times and locations):
*Listed events are not inclusive of every event that can fulfill this requirement.  Please feel free to attend other qualifying events you find that aren’t posted.*

September 2018 Calendar

Leadership: uniting and motivating others in the pursuit of a common goal

Experiences that expose students to leadership experiences inside and outside the classroom including leadership conferences, service opportunities, and leadership positions.

General Websites:

Visit the office of Leadership and Service to volunteer to sign up to serve at https://leadserve.utk.edu/sign-up-to-serve/

Apply for Alternative Spring Break at https://leadserve.utk.edu/alternative-break-program/

Apply to be a Leadership and Service Ambassador at https://leadserve.utk.edu/ambassadors/apply-ambassador/

Apply to be a FUTURE Peer Mentor at https://futureut.utk.edu/become-a-student-volunteer/

Specific Events:

Wednesday, September 12th from 5:30pm-6:30pm in Panhellenic Room 202, UT LEAD hosts a LSA facilitated Leadershop https://goo.gl/forms/WfO4d5ImXYee52Fk2

Apply to be a Vols 2 Vols Peer Health Educator by Wednesday, October 3rd at http://tiny.utk.edu/v2v-apply

Friday, November 9th 2018 at The Press Room The American Cancer Society Hope Gala.  If interested contact Stacey Clark at stacey.clark@cancer.org

Need 1: 5:30- 11PM  

Volunteers to serve as concierge for the major donors at the event. As concierge, each volunteer will be assigned a table to serve the needs of the individuals at that particular table. It will be a total of 10 guests. Needs include, placing silent auction bids on ipads (that will be given to them) for guests at the table, getting drinks from the bar, possibly fetching their coat from the coat check and assisting with any questions that might have. VOLUNTEER MUST BE OUTGOING AND NOT AFRAID TO APPROACH PEOPLE OR CARRY ON CONVERSATIONS WITH PEOPLE THEY HAVE NEVER MET.

Desired Amount of Volunteers: 17

 

Need 2: 5:30- 11PM

We will also be in need of volunteers to work the silent auction area to help place bids on items, serve as spotters during the live auction (so help the auctioneer with pointing out those bidding) and with auction check-out as the event ends. VOLUNTEER MUST BE OUTGOING AND NOT AFRAID TO APPROACH PEOPLE OR CARRY ON CONVERSATIONS WITH PEOPLE THEY HAVE NEVER MET.

Desired Amount of Volunteers: 5

 

Need 3: 11AM-1PM

Help with set-up in silent auction the day of the event. Setting up items on tables and making the area look pretty and presentable.

Desired Amount of Volunteers: 3

*Great opportunity to be in a room some of the most influential people in Knoxville for future jobs or internships.

 

Excellence/Achievement: developmental experience that will aid in your growth as a young professional

Experiences that expose students to excellence and achievement inside and outside the classroom including undergraduate research, meeting with an Academic Coach, attending an educational workshop, completing a career assessment and meeting with a career consultant, and participating in Educational Advancement Program.

General Websites:

Schedule an appointment with the Center for Career Development at https://career.utk.edu/schedule-an-appointment/

Make an appointment with the Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships at https://onsf.utk.edu/first-steps/

Make an appointment to meet with a professional Academic Coach at the Student Success Center at https://studentsuccess.utk.edu/academic-coaching/schedule-an-appointment/

Specific Events:

Wednesday, September 5th 2:15pm-4:15pm Greve Hall Room 330 Tennessee Bank Financial Wellness Check-Ups https://goo.gl/forms/VrkM1r3zQov2reig2

Thursday, September 6th 2:00pm-4:00pm Greve Hall Room 330 Tennessee Bank Financial Wellness Check-Ups  https://goo.gl/forms/VrkM1r3zQov2reig2

Thursday, September 6th 11:30am-1:00pm Greve Hall Room 330 Tennessee Bank Hosts the Game of Life https://goo.gl/forms/zhkrgfejKfEKmGYt2

Friday, September 7th 12:00pm-1:00pm Thompson-Bowling Arena Café One Atom at a Time: The Ultimate Frontier of Nanotechnology https://calendar.utk.edu/event/one_atom_at_a_time_the_ultimate_frontier_of_nanotechnology#.W4mEJc5KiUk

Friday, September 7th at 2:00pm in Howard Baker Center, Toyota Auditorium Room 103 Careers in Public Service  https://calendar.utk.edu/event/careers_in_public_service#.W4mF1M5KiUk

Diversity: the acknowledgment and celebration of similarities and differences 

Experiences that expose students to diversity experiences inside and outside the classroom including attending an event hosted by the Diversity Educators, Safe Zone Training, and any cultural events, programs, or training that enhance intercultural skills.

General Websites:

Visit the Pride Center to learn about different opportunities to get involved at https://pridecenter.utk.edu/

Sign up to complete Safe Zone training at https://pridecenter.utk.edu/programs-events/safezone/

Become a member or attend one of the programs offered by the International House at https://ihouse.utk.edu/programs/

Join Multicultural Student Life for one of their many programs at https://multicultural.utk.edu/

Apply to become a Diversity Educator at https://multicultural.utk.edu/programs/diversity-education/

Specific Events:

Friday, August 31st through Sunday, September 16th at the Clarence Brown Theatre Candide https://calendar.utk.edu/event/candide#.W4mA_85KiUk

Tuesday, September 4th 5:30pm-7:00pm McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture Sights of Power: Race and Visual Culture Lecture Series, Lindsey Stewart, Black Southern Feminism in Philosophy https://calendar.utk.edu/event/lecture_lindsey_stewart_tbd#.W4mB_s5KiUk

Tuesday, September 4th 8:00pm-10:00pm at the Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, The McCain Duo; Piano https://calendar.utk.edu/event/the_mccain_duo_piano#.W4mCjc5KiUk

Apply to attend the Cultural Excursion to The National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington D.C. by Wednesday, September 5th at http://tiny.utk.edu/CulturalExcursion the trip will take place Thursday, October 4th-Sunday October 7th

Join the Friendship Program by 12:00 am Sunday, September 2nd at https://ihouse.utk.edu/programs/friendship/

Wednesday, September 5th at 4:00pm in Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia https://calendar.utk.edu/event/elizabeth_catte#.W4lxY85KiUl

Thursday, September 6th 4:30pm-5:30pm in the Toyota Auditorium, Howard Baker Center Understanding Modern Day Segregation with Nikole Hannah-Jones: moderated conversation https://calendar.utk.edu/event/ms_nikole_hannah-jones_7801#.W4lxT85KiUl

Thursday, September 6th 6:00pm-7:30pm in Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalle L. Haslam Music Center Understanding Modern Day Segregation with Nikole Hannah-Jones: keynote speaker https://calendar.utk.edu/event/ms_nikole_hannah-jones_7801#.W4lxT85KiUl

Thursday, September 6th 4:00pm-5:00pm at Mossman Building, Room 102 Joesph Tobin: Deaf Preschools in Three Countries: France, Japan, and the United States https://calendar.utk.edu/event/dr_joseph_tobin_deaf_preschools_in_three_countries_france_japan_and_the_united_states#.W4l1_85KiUl

Thursday, September 6th 12:00pm-1:00pm in Hodges Library, Room 605 Commission for Women Meeting

Sunday, September 9th at 4:00pm, Wednesday, October 10th at 4:00pm, Monday, October 29th at 4:00pm, Sunday, and November 18th at 4:00pm join the Brazilian Film Series in Hodges Library Auditorium

Monday, September 10th 12:00pm-1:00pm in Hodges Library, Room 605 Commission for LGBT People Meeting

Monday, September 10th at 5:00pm in Haslam Business Building, Room 327 Diverse Organization of Business Students (DOBS) Kick Off Meeting

Thursday, September 13th at 4:00pm in AMB, Room 32 Title IX Panel https://calendar.utk.edu/event/title_ix_panel#.W4l4rM5KiUl

Monday, September 17th at 7:00pm in Alumni Memorial Building, Room 210 Legend’s Lecture

Tuesday, September 18th at 7:00pm in the Frieson Black Cultural Center Diversity Dialogues: The Politicization of Pop Culture

Wednesday, September 19th 3:30pm-5:00pm in Ayres Hall, Room 308H Council for Diversity and Interculturalism Meeting

Wednesday, September 19th at 7:00pm in the Frieson Black Cultural Center Game Night

Thursday, September 20th at 6:00pm in the Frieson Black Cultural Center Vol Walk of Life

Friday, September 21st 10:00am-2:00pm Pedestrian Walkway I-House International Festival

Tuesday, September 25th at 6:30pm at the Frieson Black Cultural Center Mahogany Soul Cafֹѐ

Wednesday, September 26th 11:30am-1:00pm Frieson Black Cultural Center, Rooms 102-104 Commission for Blacks Meeting

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